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roach clip

noun, Slang.
1.
a small tweezerlike clip for holding the butt of a marijuana cigarette.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70
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British Dictionary definitions for roach-clip

roach clip

noun
1.
(slang) a small clip resembling tweezers, used to hold the butt of a cannabis cigarette, in order to prevent burning one's fingers
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Slang definitions & phrases for roach-clip

roach clip

noun phrase

Any tweezerlike device for holding a marijuana cigarette stub too short to be held in the fingers; crutch: necessitating the invention of the ''roach clip,'' which holds roaches (1960s+ Narcotics)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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